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Vale of White Horse District Council

June 8, 2020

Cllr Emily Smith, Leader of Vale of White Horse District Council writes to Secretary of State regarding planning concerns in the Vale

Released on April 14, 2020 On Tuesday 14 April 2020 Cllr Emily Smith wrote to the Secretary of State regarding planning committee concerns. The letter is printed below.  Update: The Government responded to Cllr Smith on 22 April. Please find their response attached as a document to this page. Dear Minister, I write to raise […]

June 8, 2020

A statement from South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils

Released on March 16, 2020 Following government and Public Health England advice on the risks to people over the age of 70 and with underlying health conditions, as well as following good practice for reducing the amount of unnecessary contact between individuals, we have taken the decision to cancel some events as follows:  Community-based leisure […]

March 18, 2020

Proposed new leisure centre between Grove and Wantage formally cancelled due to lack of funds

Vale of White Horse District Council has formally agreed that all work on a proposed new leisure centre between Grove and Wantage will now come to an end, as it is still unable to raise the £18.8 million the centre was expected to cost. The project has been paused since September 2018 while the council […]

February 13, 2020

Leader’s Report to Full Council – Wednesday 12 February 2020

Work on the budget has dominated my cabinet’s time over the past few weeks, and I am proud of how much they and senior officers have achieved in such uncertain times. Despite the extremely tight financial situation we inherited, we have this evening agreed a budget that enables us to start work on a brand-new […]